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Dec 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
hard. it's about being prompt and on time. it's about understanding the importance of education. >> that's why ne-yo and lots of other celebs are part of the get schooled program. they're lending their voices to heyou get going in the morning. >> good morning, students. this is nicki minaj. i'm on the line today for get schooled, reminding you how important it is to get to school on time every day. trust me. nothing is more important to your future than your education. >> getting a wake-up call from stars like nicki minaj gives even good students an extra boost. >> they're excited for me to get my education, then i'm excited for me to get my education. >> before the wake-up call, i used to, like, wake up like, "oh, i'm tired. i don't want to go to school." now it's like every day i get up at 5:40 so i'm, like, on time. >> get schooled is a national effort to increase attendance, and it's working. >> our attendance has gone up dramatically in the last couple of years, and the emphasis on going to school every morning, they know that we mean business, that every day matters. >> so
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
was six-years old. he was a special education uden hisaren issd a statement. we take great solace that dylan died in the loving arms of his favorite teacher, the special education teacher, anne marie murphy. the teachers in that school, the principal, psychologist, the teachers that die protecting their children, saving their children, comforting their children, those who survived, they are true heroes and they have not received the recognition, in my judgment, that they deserve. i point out that every one of them is a public-school teacher, a group that has been condemned, vilified, and denigrated by all sorts of people. >> do wonderbout ts nes we are making about mental illness and violence. we have had a number of gun violence in the district of columbia where people have been killed by firearms, prince george's county as well. are you suggesting to me that everyone who pulled a trigger is mentally ill? is that the suggestion? >> no. >> in mass killings, if you look at the virginia tech guide, and jared loughner, he was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic, which you could see
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
about it is the sort wayhat onom fors have saturated education. i mean, my kids sound more, all of them, like business majors more than they sound like students. the idea was you went to college so that some sort of educational experience would transform you. the majority of my kids act like they're in medieval guilds. and that when they finish the four years, they'll be given a piece of paper that allows them to enter into the economic sort of circuits. and i think that's real weird. 'cause when i went to college, you know, we knew college was going to help us for a job, but there was that belief and the idea that education was just good for you. it was part of being a citizen. it was part of transforming into being an adult. >> so do they, if they see thselv as onom man or onom woman, dohey e themselves als simultaneously, as cuban american or asian american economic person? do they think that bifurcated way? do they see themselves with the hyphens? >> you'd be amazed how many of my kid if you phse the question a certain way they're like, "oh, i don't think about that stuff at all." a
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 7:00pm PST
education to change the behavior of a driver by a combination of countermeasures together to change the situation. >> reporter: with so many cars on the road, campaigns to increase safety are bound to land. but gradually safety-conscious people are making inroads. takafumi terui, nhk world, beijing. >>> iran will conduct naval drills for six days in the strait of hormuz in the persian gulf. the exercise is apparently meant to showcase its military strength in the world's vital oil and gas shipping route. iran's naval commander told reporters the drills will begin on friday. they'll involve areas across the strait of hormuz and northern parts of the indian ocean. the commander said the drill will test the navy's missile systems, combat ships and submarines, and iranian-made spy drones. he said the exercises are intended to counter threats from enemy countries. iran carried out similar drills last december and january. officials have said that iran might block the strait. this prompted the u.s. to send a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to the area. analysts say iran will conduct the
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 6:30pm PST
is trying to provide the children at the camp with education, teaching them how to read, write, and drop. the children's drawings illustrate the impact of the war on their lives and the months many have spent in the camp. >> this is the helicopter of b ashar al assad. until a few months ago, about 5000 people live here. now there are four times that number. the refugees are glad to have a roof over their heads. osama hassan from aleppo spent months in a tent. >> i just wanted to get over the border. a turkish border soldiers shot me in the leg without warning. they are not letting anyone through any more. >> it is hard for the syrian air force because of its proximity to the border. that is why the three syrian army set up their command center here. they have been planning their offensives in damascus and aleppo from a former school building. however, their tasks are changing as they take areas from government troops, and they have to look after the people. >> almost every third soldier among our troops has been pulled back from the front and put toward doing civilian tasks. >> such prob
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
believe we can integrate this local knowledge into future disaster prevention education by listening to the song. >> reporter: through her research, she was further shocked to find leer yaks about the march 11 earthquake have been added to the song. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: memories of the tsunami are gradually fading. >> translator: life is back to normal now. >> translator: a tsunami won't hit us again. >> reporter: at a local school, takafuji introduces the song to the children by showing them videos she took of the island. >> translator: the song says to immediately run to the nearest hilltop. >> translator: i realize that you must always be cautious and that you must immediately run away in order to save your life. >> reporter: although the song was only sung in indigenous communities, it is gradually being passed on to a wider audience as a song that can actually save lives. nhk world, indonesia. >>> thousands of people waiting to go home. tons of debris waiting for disposal. vast tracts of land waiting to be restored. overcoming the challenges of the past 2011 disaster won't be ea
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
, the failure to educate, and i think that weighs on our conscience, but that is not justification for a war, and it certainly does not meet the test -- >> i believe i read somewhere that there were talking about giving women a break, the taliban. >> we do not know. if we had left some years ago if al qaeda would have come back in some real way. you cannot prove that. >> syria -- how did the united states, the government, the administration handles syria? appropriately, and appropriately, enough, not enough? >> the good thing about afghanistan and iraq wars is that key wheat -- they are keeping us out of syria. we are war-wary. then a serious is a disaster. it is a country with a huge stockpile of chemical weapons. we have allowed the saudis and the qatari to arm the rebels, and they are people who are on the islamists, so the islamists now have the upper hand among the rebels. the west did not do anything comparable with the non-islamic opposition. we are looking at possible country that would divide into three or four, like yugoslavia, or could become 80 hottest -- and syria is a serious c
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